3 May 2018

Full-Time Regional Health Safety & Risk Manager

Co – Op – Posted by AdminLondon, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Over the next 5 years we’re going to grow the Co-op and make the communities we serve great places to live. We’re planning to invest in the businesses we have now, and explore new opportunities to make a difference. Right now we’re looking for a regional H&S and risk manager to join us in a field based role focused on our distribution depots in the South of England servicing stores across the UK. If you can bring us the technical capability, passion and communication skills we need to drive improvements in H&S then we can offer you the chance to create a lasting career with a business which puts people right at the heart of its strategy.

As the H&S and risk manager you’ll provide expert advice to colleagues and business leaders across the region on matters relating to H&S, food safety, risk management and environmental issues. You’ll spend a lot of your time in the depots, truly understanding the operation and gathering real time user feedback to encourage improvements and the continued adherence to legislation and Co-op policies. One of our priorities over the next few years is to improve the safety for our drivers during store deliveries and you’ll have a big part to play in this too.

What you’ll do

  • Be the go to regional expert of H&S in our depots
  • Manage a remote team of H&S managers based across depots in the South
  • Offer mentorship and expertise on strategic change projects
  • Gather operational insight and feedback to drive continuous improvements ensuring impacts to processes are considered and negated
  • Attend weekly, monthly and quarterly H&S meetings (sometimes held in our Manchester support centre)
  • Conduct risk assessments on processes within our depots, reporting outcomes and proposing actions
  • Work closely with teams across the business including depot and store colleagues, facilities and risk

In order to be successful with us you’ll be a real expert in your field and a positive advocate for the highest standards in H&S. You’ll be used to driving the performance of a remote team. You’ll be comfortable travelling frequently, up to 3 days a week, across our depots in the South and to our support centres in Castlewood and Manchester from time to time.

We’d love to talk to you if

  • You’re a people person capable of building positive working relationships with colleagues across all levels
  • You’ve an expert level knowledge of H&S
  • You’re NEBOSH qualified
  • You’re a strong leader and have led a team before
  • You’ve ideally some understanding or experience of risk in a logistics environment

Why Co-op?

When you join the Co-op you’ll become part of an organisation where principles are just as important as profits. You’ll also get a competitive salary, 28 days holiday, an annual incentive scheme, discounts on all kinds of products and services, and a pension with up to 10% employer contributions.

We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But we know that simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to create an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.

We can make adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment, enabling our colleagues to adjust their hours to accommodate personal circumstances.

Closing Date: Ongoing

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Job Categories: Health & Safety and manager. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Job. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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